After my first successful market day at both The New Orleans Music Box Village and Flora Arcana, I learned that the best way I can bring flowers to my fellow New Orleanians is potted, not cut. Why the shift? When you purchase flowers from some of the amazing local flower farmers here in New Orleans, […]
Hi all. Here’s the handout from last week’s workshop. Enjoy!
When you don’t support your flowers, they won’t support you. I sort of knew this would happen, but in the name of experimentation and laziness, I made a fatal flaw. I planted some zinnia seedlings and then did not install support. I repeat, I did not install support. Why, might you ask, did I not […]
A new logo. A new Facebook page. A new(ish) Instagram. And a workshop!
Back in March I prepped a new bed and sowed a gang of seeds: zinnias, sunflowers, basil, cosmos, gomphrena, marigolds, amaranthus, and celosia – most of it by direct seed, with maybe the latter two started indoors. Today, I have maybe a handful of zinnias, sunflowers and marigolds. What the heck happened?
It’s been a dream of mine to tend to a garden and run my own business.